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Low Country
Lowland • The Lowland
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Low Country;Lowland
Low Country; LowlandThe foothill region of western Judah, between the central mountain range and the coastal plain. See Shephelah.W. S. LaSor
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Lowland
LowlandThe foothills going down westward from the Judean highlands to the coastal plain of Philistia. Heb. šĕp̱ēlâ is usually transliterated as a proper name, Shephelah. The same word is used more broadly at Josh. 9:1; 11:2 (here probably referring to the coastal lowlands N of Carmel), 16; 12:8.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Lowland
Lowland (Heb. šep̱ēlâ). The foothills going down westward from the Judean highlands to the coastal plain of Philistia. The Hebrew term is usually transliterated as a proper name, Shephelah (KJV “vale,” “valley[s],” “plain[s]”). The same word is used more broadly at Josh. 9:1; 11:2 (here probably
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Lowland
LOWLAND (Heb. hashshpēlâ). A broad, swelling tract of many hundred miles in area that sweeps gently down from the mountains of Judah toward the Mediterranean. It is referred to in Deut. 1:7; Josh. 9:1; 10:40; 11:2, 16; etc.). See also Shephelah. The NIV usually translates “foothills.”
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Lowland, the
LOWLAND, THE — the southern division of the low area between the coastal plain of Philistia and the Mediterranean Sea on the west and the central highlands of Judah and Samaria on the east (1 Kin. 10:27; the Shephelah, NRSV; low country, plain, vale, valley, KJV; foothills, NIV). The lowland, or Shephelah,
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LOWLAND
LOWLAND<lo’-land> (שְׁפֵלָה‎ [shephelah]; compare Arabic sufalat, “the lowest part”): The western part of Palestine, including the maritime plain and the foothills. There has been an attempt to restrict the term to the foothills, at least as far as the more ancient documents are concerned, but there
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Lowland
LOWLAND, lōʹland (שְׁפֵלָה‎, shephēlāh; cf Arab. سُفَالَة‎, sufâlat, “the lowest part”): The western part of Pal, including the maritime plain and the foothills. There has been an attempt to restrict the term to the foothills, at least as far as the more ancient documents are concerned, but there can